Campus Grotto


"The inside source for college," Campus Grotto is great for advice on life on campus. And there are also a lot of posts on earning the money to afford it.

The Future of College Admissions
about 2 years ago
Best Bikes for College: Tips from a College Bike Expert
over 2 years ago

College Reviews: StudentsReview


Amassing a multitude of student written reviews, this blog has quite a lot of information to sort through. An enlightening resource for students-to-be.

Best Online Colleges


A blog that reviews and ranks the top online schools. Full of information, you would be hard pressed not to find a school that suits your interests via this database.

Washington Monthly


Yearly, the Washington Monthly mounts a giant chart ranking national universities onto its site. Quantifying the college experience from retention rates to ROTC rank, this is prolific and expansive review of American schools.

The Biggest Hole in the STEM Pipeline Starts Before Kindergarten
about 2 years ago
How High School Would Be Different If Students Could Design It
about 2 years ago

Best College Values


In an easy-to-digest article format, this site explores public and private institutions. A great place to narrow down what you're looking for in a college.

Take a Low-Cost Road Trip to a National Park
about 4 years ago
Disability Benefits on a Fast Track
about 4 years ago



A site run by Nelnet, the student loan servicing company, which provides a database of colleges and universities. Visit the college center for help in finding your ideal school.

Rugg's Recommendations


Mr. Rugg has published the 28th edition of his book reviewing colleges. His insights have been valued and trusted by prospective students for years.

College and University Rankings


University of Illinois runs this site devoted to ranking undergraduate and graduate programs. It even offers analysis of ranking services to educate readers on the legitimacy of such practices.

Get Educated


A guide to online degree programs for potential students, this is essential for those pursuing digital diplomas. Check out the Diploma Mill Police section for free accreditation reports on online colleges.



A site devoted to forthright and sincere college reviews by current students and academic experts. Not your typical site, in that it prides itself on exploring the very issues most college administrations avoid in promoting themselves.

My Next College


Not only will this publish reviews of top American schools, but it also delves into the world of online degree programs. With a section devoted to finding cheap textbooks, this really is a vastly practical website for prospectives and co-eds alike.

The University Review


With a database of 954 colleges and counting and an easy-to-use map, this site is growing into a top contender in the industry. Especially great for preliminary research.

Rate My Professors


A school is only as good as its teachers. So before you apply anywhere, make sure that the professors are as top-notch as the college's reputation through this online database and ranking service.

Don’t get stuck with rater’s remorse
by Spiffytoy almost 4 years ago
We’re getting a makeover!
by Spiffytoy about 4 years ago